Work towards a Medical Clinical Assistant Diploma in Lewisburg, PA
Do you have a good eye for details? Do you want to start a career in medicine? Do you like to work as a member of a team? Graduates of either our Medical Clinical Assistant programs at McCann School of Business & Technology are eligible to sit for an examination that, upon passing, leads to a certification or registration in the medical field.
With our Medical Clinical Assistant Diploma program, you can earn your Diploma in as little as one year.
Our Medical programs are offered in Lewisburg, PA, serving the surrounding areas of Montadon, Linntown, College Park and Fairville.
Find out More About McCann’s Medical Clinical Assistant Classes
When you enroll in the Medical Clinical Assistant program at McCann, you make an investment in your future. You will be able to start looking for jobs that can actually make a difference in someone’s life.
In our Medical Clinical Assistant program, some of the courses you'll take include:
- Allied Health Orientation: This course will introduce allied health students to various roles of medical professionals. The student will be trained in the scope of practice, legal and ethical responsibilities, and governmental compliance required within allied health professions.
- Medical Office Systems: This course provides a working knowledge of the administrative and financial duties performed in the medical office setting, including the utilization of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Students learn to organize and plan assigned tasks, set priorities and make decisions as a member of the healthcare team.
- Clinical Specialties: This competency-based course teaches the skills necessary to perform selected diagnostic procedures used in general medicine and specialty physician offices to include assisting with surgical procedures, specialty examination, medication administration, allergy testing, electrocardiography, respiratory testing, wound care, catheterization and assisting patients to prepare for diagnostic imaging studies. Risk management, HIPAA, infection control, safety and bloodborne pathogen precautions are stressed.
Part of the McCann curriculum includes an externship that provides the hands-on experience you’ll need when you hit the job market. Graduates are eligible to sit for an examination that, upon passing, leads to a certification or registration in the medical field.
For more details, download our Course Catalog.
Find Your New Career with Medical Clinical Assisting Classes
There is a lot of opportunity for Medical Assistants. In fact, Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 29% increase in the need for Medical Assistants by the year 2022.*
One of the job opportunities you’ll have once completed the Medical Clinical Assisting training is that of a Medical Clinical Assistant:
Medical Clinical Assistant
As an important member of the medical team, including doctors, surgeons and nurses, you will provide patient care as a Medical Assistant. You will help prep patients for procedures, take their medical histories and schedule follow-up visits.
Get Started on Your New Career in Medical Clinical Assisting
We’ve spent over a century building working and professional relationships with local businesses and organizations to help secure the best possible job opportunities for our students. Get started today! Call us at 866.865.8065 or click here to request more information.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited June 29, 2015).